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Four days for Hawaiian nature

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Four days for Hawaiian nature

Hi there,

I've got four days in Hawaii in early June and am keen to see some wild nature and do some trekking rather than hang around in the cities.

I'm flying in and out of Honolulu but thinking of transferring straight to Hilo as a base and exploring the big island from there.

Do you think I've got it right?



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1. Re: Four days for Hawaiian nature

you will need a car.

Head for the Volcano National Park, for hiking and to get a hiking permit/wilderness Permit .

Since out side the park its pretty much all private land, closed to entry, the Park is your best choice.

Suggest the Mauna Loa Trail,

The park is massive with hundreds of miles of trails. but inquire which areas are closed to entry.

You will need reservations

for a place to stay in Volcano, as the park only has about 12 camp sites that are always full. Car camping is not permitted nor is sleeping in cars..or on a beach....

Nearest supplies will be a 45 min drive to Hilo.

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